Lindsay Goldberg’s recent activity, combined with the fund-raising efforts of other buyout and mezzanine firms, helped push the total of capital commitments obtained so far this year to more than $244.3 billion. With less than two months before the end of the year, the fund-raising total is nearly on par with last year’s total, which reached slightly above $292 billion.
In addition to Lindsay Goldberg, San Francisco-based
Thomson Reuters (publisher of PE Week) counted 16 leveraged buyout deals during the past week. There were no billion-dollar transactions. The six with disclosed prices had a combined value of nearly $598 million. Year-to-date deal volume inched up to $112.8 billion.
More than half of the previous week’s total came from the $273.4 million acquisition of Experian France SA, a provider of transaction processing services. The acquirer was an investor group led by
The next largest deal involved the purchase of Anite Public Sector Holdings Ltd. for $107.3 million.